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UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.

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The vice-chancellors of all 26 public universities are calling for an urgent meeting with the President of South Africa, to register their anger at the scourge of gender-based violence in the country and to push for a plan of action to respond decisively to this crisis.
Read more. 5 September 2019

 

Our vision

UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.

2018–2019 World University Rankings

1st
IN AFRICA

156 Times Higher Education
200 Quacquarelli Symonds

9th
IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

Times Higher Education

Upcoming Events

2019 21 Oct 08:00 14:00

South African Sign Language Interpreting in Higher Education Seminar

Ethics, Practice and Relevance

Experiences by Practitioners and Deaf Students in Higher Education

UCT’s Office for Inclusivity and Change (OIC) and UCT’s Disability Service are hosting a South African Sign Language seminar on Monday, 21 October.

The seminar is geared towards the discussion of:

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2019 22 Oct 19:30 20:30

The Schock Foundation Prize for Singing

Final Round - SA College of Music - This is the eighteenth annual voice competition sponsored by the Schock Foundation, in two categories, Best Male Voice and Best Female Voice. The competition is open to full-time students of the SACM.

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2019 26 Oct 11:45

Rheumatology Update 2019

The day-long programme will inform General Practitioners and Family Medicine physicians of the latest developments in rheumatology. We will explore early rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and gout, and will have practical workshop sessions on intra-articular joint injection techniques, and diagnostic approaches to patients with musculoskeletal problems.

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The vice-chancellors of all 26 public universities are calling for an urgent meeting with the President of South Africa, to register their...
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